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Don McLean: The Grave Meaning

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The Grave Lyrics

The grave that they dug him had flowers
Gathered from the hillsides in bright summer colours,
And the brown earth bleached white at the edge of his gravestone.
He's gone.

When the wars of our nation did beckon,
A man barely twenty did...

  1. anonymous
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    Oct 23rd 2020 report

    For me this song is about a young man going to war then dying young on the battlefield along with his entire company. The place he died became his grave that soon became covered by flowers later in time


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